Conflict of laws

Differences between the laws of different countries or other jurisdictions that become significant in determining which law will apply when individuals o legal entities have acquired rights, included obligations, suffered damages, or made contracts in two or more jurisdictions. The rules that courts apply to resolve conflicts of laws vary among countries. In addition, different rules apply depending on the subject matter of a controversy – that is, whether a controversy involves property or personal rights. See governing law clause.

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